Commercial Sales Manager, South

Tonbridge | £35,000 - £45,000 excl bonus per annum

Application Close Date: 30/01/2019 (Closed)

Glendale Managed Services, the green services division of Alston Investments,  has revenues of circa £50 million and operates nationally throughout the UK. The business has a proud heritage spanning 27 years with an ambitious strategy of diversification, technology and customer growth with “green thinking” at the core of everything we do. Glendale activities include; grounds management, countryside management, landscaping, horticulture and golf course management.

The role;  

Commercial Sales Manager, South

Salary £35,000  – £45,000 excl bonus

Based in Tonbridge

Glendale’s Strategic Board Plan 2017-2019 sets out an ambition to diversify its business activities into market sectors outside of its core operations. Specifically the SBP targets growth in the commercial market, defined broadly as not Local Authority linked sales.


The post holder would work across all South regional operations covering from Norfolk to Exeter.  We would expect the postholder to further develop our current client base and create new opportunities by using their current network or developing a new network and work to a predefined, annual sales target.       


The role requires a strict regime of sales development and management of the Customer Relationship Management software, reporting Sales Qualified Leads (SQL) and a fully planned annual marketing strategy.

The successful candidate will be articulate, an entrepreneurial but logical  thinker and a proven leader. They will thrive on a dynamic fast moving and challenging operational environment but be equally comfortable developing rapport with the esteemed client base.


The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level (desirable) or an equivalent level 6 qualification, ideally in a land-based study (e.g. Horticulture, Arboriculture or Construction Plant operations) or a similar industry.  


The successful person will have good communication, interpersonal and organisational skills with high energy levels and enthusiasm.  They will have excellent financial and planning skills as well as a high degree of quality, health, safety and environmental competence.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and competencies to be successful in this role or you require more information, please send your CV and covering letter to: Louise Edwardson, HR , Parkwood Holdings Limited, Parkwood House, Berkeley Drive, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 6BY or alternatively, email Closing Date: 30th January 2019


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